U.S. President Joe Biden revoked a series of executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok and ordered a new Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps, according to the White House. Biden signed the executive order on Wednesday. The administration of former President Donald Trump had attempted … Continue reading Biden lifts ban on WeChat, Tik Tok
WeChat is an all-in-one social media platform that combines services such as those offered by WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay. It also acts as a news service via numerous WeChat Official Accounts (also called Public Accounts). These accounts allow government agencies, business corporations, and social organisations to post and distribute news stories to subscribers. WeChat users registered outside … Continue reading Why Australia banned China’s most popular chat app
Liu Xiaobao, one of China's most popular dissidents who died earlier in July, has sent a meltdown around the country, sparking suspicions that the recent usage problem with popular social media messaging apps --Wechat and Whatsapp -- could mean the apps have been blocked just like Google, Twitter and Facebook. In the aftermath of Xiaobao's … Continue reading China blocks Whatsapp And Wechat in a massive crackdown on Liu Xiaobao’s Posthumous Popularity
A Chinese court made history last Valentine's Day after it approved divorce settlements between a couple in just twenty minutes. The legal proceedings were observed on Wechat. Media reports applauded this fast and easy way of ending an already broken relationship in a country with one of the highest divorce rates. Courts are now permitted … Continue reading Why a Chinese court approved divorce on Wechat within 20 minutes
Police in China has received empowerment from the ruling Chinese Communist Party, to legally spy on over 720 million internet users in the country. The authorities now have an express right to access a person's social media contacts in order to prove links to crime. According to a report from Radio Free Asia, China's Ministry of … Continue reading China grants police the right to monitor social media apps
WECHAT (CRI): In a world saturated with social media, out lives have lost certain dimensions and become immersed in cyberspace. Face-to-face interactions have lessened, and sending, replying and waiting for messages on WeChat, one of China's most popular social media platform, has become an indispensable part of life for many. China Youth Daily conducted a survey … Continue reading 35.8% Of Chinese Dislike WeChat, Survey Reveals.
This Chinese woman whose identity is yet undisclosed by the authorities has been criticized for posing nude and taking pictures at a sacred lake in Tibet. Internet users see this as a show of disregard for the Tibetan culture and a breach of religious taboos which should need some kind of spiritual cleansing. Local police … Continue reading Chinese Woman Poses Nude at a Sacred Lake.
Visiobibliophobia is among the many ***phobias we hear in our everyday lives. Coined by some good-thinking scientists - maybe - visiobibliophobia refers to the fear of social media which include but not only facebook. When someone suffers from visiobibiophobia, they get worried about their social media, checking it over and over again, taking selfies and … Continue reading Heard of Visiobibliophobia?
China’s biggest messaging app, WeChat also called "Weixin" is joining hands with Western Union to make it easier to send money to China, the US, and 200 more countries. Tencent, which owns WeChat, a China-based messaging service with over 600 Million active users, and Western Union announced a partnership with Tencent’s popular payment service. Under the arrangement, … Continue reading WeChat to charge fees for cash transfer services